A grandmother suffering from dementia was mauled to death by two escaped pitbull-type dogs on Friday after they leapt into her garden.
The woman, 85, was savaged in the English town of Rowley Regis, West Midlands, by two of her neighbour’s dogs.
Locals said the woman suffered with dementia, with a source adding the attack was “absolutely horrific”.
They told The Sun: “The poor woman was dragged around the garden. Her injuries were on her neck.
“They mauled her neck. It’s just horrendous. The dogs managed to escape through into her garden.”
Another stunned person said: “Her neighbour said they had just had a new fence put in as well and the dogs managed to destroy a panel at the back of the shed and got into her garden and they never left.
“Apparently they went for her throat like a dog would with a toy.”
Speaking at a press conference today, Superintendent Phil Asquith said: “Our officers attended, by which point the dogs had returned through a hole in the fence to…